Archive | Technology

04 April 2011 ~ 7 Comments

A Bloggy Makeover

Hey there! Notice anything different?  That’s right….. Mommy Bits has gotten a little makeover. While I LOVED my previous design, I’d had it for a long time and felt it was time for something a little different –  I wanted to brighten the place up a bit.   I hope you all like it as [...]

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05 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Freedom Center Launches New iPhone App

Cincinnati is lucky enough to be home to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Yesterday they announced a new iPhone app that guides you as you tour the Center. Being the total geek that I am, I can’t wait to get over there and try it out. The new iPod tour at the National Underground [...]

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11 February 2010 ~ 14 Comments

Mommy Bits on Fox 19

If you live in Cincinnati and watch Fox19 news, you may have seen me on their 10 o’clock news last night. PS. It is so weird to see yourself on TV… A reporter with the station contacted me a few weeks ago after reading about my weight loss efforts both here and on the weight [...]

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08 February 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Technology Tip: Blog Analytics Tools

This weekend I attended Blissdom, a blogging conference that takes place in Nashville each year. While there I had a chance to get together with some of my favorite blogging buddies and swap tips and tricks. During one of the conversations we turned to web analytics.  While many of my blogging cohorts use Google Analytics, [...]

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22 January 2010 ~ 12 Comments

Technology Tip: Adding a Print Button to Blog Posts

Ever wondered how you could make it so that readers could print your blog posts without them looking like a mess?  Me too. So last night while I was participating in the SavvyBlogger Twitter Party I asked that very same question ……and I found the answer. If your blog is hosted on WordPress, simply click [...]

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18 January 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Let’s Network

Are you on Facebook? MommyBits is now a part of Facebook’s networked blogs. I’d love it if you’d consider following my blog there. If your blog’s networked on Facebook too, let me know in the comments so I can follow back!

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16 January 2010 ~ 11 Comments

Tech Tips: Top iPhone Apps for Blogging on the Go

Getting ready to head out on the road but you just can’t take your laptop with you? No worries, there are lots of great apps out there for your iPhone that make mobile blogging a cinch!  Here are some worth checking out. If you’re using (and loving) an app that I didn’t mention, I’d love [...]

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10 January 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Tech Notes: Adding a Category Link to your Menu Bar

This morning I set off on a mission to add links to both my technolgy and recipe posts to my top menu bar.  Not sure how to do it, I turned to Google. To my dismay what I found was post after post filled with complicated language and terminology.  After visiting probably 20 web sites, [...]

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07 January 2010 ~ 44 Comments

Get Your Sexy Back –’s The Spark Giveaway

GIVEAWAY CLOSED Last week I wrote about how I was once again trying to lose weight. Seems this gal got a little too friendly with the Cherry Cordial ice cream, letting her late night snacking habit get the best of her, and now she’s paying for it with drumstick thighs and a new ginormous rear [...]

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09 August 2009 ~ 38 Comments

iPhone Apps That Make Parenting Easier

Contest Closed. Congrats to Jay from Big Lug Land on winning! If you follow me on Twitter you may already be aware, but Kijiji, eBay’s free, family-friendly, local classifieds site, recently launched a new iPhone application that allows you to search local classified ads, reply to lists and post listings all from the comforts of [...]

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17 May 2009 ~ 116 Comments

Tutorial: Creating Your Own Blog Button w/ Code Box

Tutorial: Creating Your Own Blog Button w/ Code Box

Have you ever been on a blog and noticed the various blogger buttons promoting the blogs they read? Some of the ones you may have seen around town include “I support the Streetcar” and “My friends are Losers – Cincinnati Losers. “Well today I’m sharing with you the steps you need to create your own [...]

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08 May 2009 ~ 13 Comments

Tech Notes: Teaching Twitter 101

I am a geek (say it loud and proud!). I am an early adopter. I like gadgets and computers.  I Twitter, I Skype, I communicate via LinkedIn and Facebook. I have a cobweb covered Myspace page.  Social media is a part of my everyday being. It’s just a natural part of my life – like brushing [...]

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15 April 2009 ~ 10 Comments

Wordless Wednesday – Tooth Fairy Edition

I know this is just supposed to be a photo but how cute is this picture? At soccer practice on Monday SM took a soccer ball to the face that caused his already loose front tooth to fall out.  While the method of tooth removal was not fun, SM was quite excited when he realized [...]

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07 April 2009 ~ 7 Comments

More Fun, Free iPhone Applications

Last month I put together a list of my top ten iPhone applications for Moms and kids.  Well now that I’ve had my iPhone a little longer, I wanted to revisit the topic and share a few new favorite FREE iPhone applicaitons in the category of “Just for Fun.” The list includes a few applications, that if you are [...]

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15 February 2009 ~ 33 Comments

I’m such a Geek (or The Greatest Valentine’s Day EVER)

This Valentine’s Day I received the most romantic gift a tech geek Mom like myself could imagine…. an iPhone!   That’s right people, my husband is the BEST Husband E.V.E.R.!  You may be thinking your husbands are the best ever, but I assure you, mine is! I got the go ahead to get the iPhone on Friday and headed [...]

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